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FIFA in DOJ's sights: no holds are barred, and their reach is long
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 12 2015

The FIFA scandal illustrates plainly the risk of exposure to FCPA prosecution for any organisation undertaking business activity off-shore. The US


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


What is qualified privilege? Court rules on when counter-punch is acceptable
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 12 2013

The defence of qualified privilege has long been available to those who seek to counter defamatory comments that have been made about them


Social media’s place in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 30 2011

The term “social media” refers a group of internet-based applications and mobile technologies which provide forums for communication and interactive dialogue, and allow users to create and exchange content


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


ACCC’s Google fail: no result for ACCC’s Google search
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 22 2013

The case of Google v ACCC looks at the liability of online publishers for displaying false representations made by advertisers. Previously decided


Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a


IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and


Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or


ACCC targets pain at Nurofen supplier
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2015

Proceedings have been commenced by the ACCC against Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) alleging that Reckitt Benckiser has engaged in conduct co